Association & Shelter Needs

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We need your help now! Below is a list of DVIPP Shelter needs – urgent needs (priority); basic needs (ongoing); association needs (overall YWCA Greater Lafayette necessities); and non-donatable items (other human service organization items.)

For DVIPP Shelter donations, please deliver directly to YWCA DVIPP Shelter at 604 N. 6th St. Ring the doorbell and leave your donation on the doorstep. Email Ericka, Senior Director, or call (765) 423-1118 for more information or to schedule a delivery!

For overall organization donations, please deliver directly to YWCA Greater Lafayette Main Campus at 605 N. 6th St., Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm. Email Janae, Director of Facilities, or call (765) 742-0075 for more information or to schedule a delivery!

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Non-Donatable Items

Hotel and travel toiletries
Used, expired or opened products
Breast pumps
Car seats with stained or damaged Fabric covers
Opened packages of diapers
Soft or fabric toys
Stuffed animals

Incentive Program Wish List

(Any toiletry or personal items must be new, unopened and unexpired.)

$10 fast food gift cards
Basketballs and footballs
Fidget toys
Manicure sets/press on nails
Sidewalk chalk, bubbles
Slippers all sizes
Spa kits/bath kits, perfume, and skin care items
Wall plug ins — Febreze, Air Wick

Association Needs

Outdoor rakes (leaf)
Weed killer
Air freshener (no floral scents)
Dawn dish soap
Microban spray cleaner
General purpose cleaner
Large microfiber dust mop

Items not currently needed

Bars of soap, shampoo, conditioner
Hand sanitizer, baby soap/lotion
Baby items such as cribs, pack n plays, etc.

Shelter Needs

Urgent needs in bold


Bath towels
Gallon sized Ziploc bags
C batteries
Hair brushes
Twin sheet sets (flat, fitted, pillow case)
Box Fans
Fabric Softener
Alarm clocks (for shelter residents)
AAA batteries
Phone chargers
African American hair care products (gels, hair jam, leave in conditioner, curly styling products, etc.)
Gas/Fuel gift cards
Pullups all sizes
Baby wipes



Shelter Clothing Needs

For all clothing donations: new and lightly used condition, not in need of repair and freshly laundered preferred if lightly used

clothing not on this list we are not accepting

New and unopened underwear packages in all sizes
New and unopened children’s underwear in all sizes, all genders
New or gently used children’s socks in all sizes
Adult 2x and larger t-shirts and sweatpants
New or gently used adult tennis shoes (no other shoes)

Client Future Housing Wish List

Household cleaning supplies
Toilet paper
Paper towels

Air mattress
Coffee pots and Crock Pots
Dish soap
Pots and pans sets
Silverware sets

*please call to set up donation drop-off time for large items


YWCA Greater Lafayette does not discriminate in the delivery of services or benefits based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity.